Existential detective Kurt Wallander must battle his own demons as he works to solve a series of bizarre crimes in southern Sweden. This series is made up of four distinct films, each one a mysterious journey into murder, deception, and baffling crimes. Follow Inspector Kurt Wallander - a disillusioned everyman - as he struggles against a rising tide of violence in the seemingly sleepy backwaters in and around Ystad in beautiful southern Sweden. Brilliantly acted and visually dazzling, Wallander is based on the bestselling Swedish crime novels by Henning Mankell. Written by
Did You Know?
With the exception of "The Pyramid" (a collection of short stories about Kurt Wallander's life before the events of "Faceless Killers"), all the books in the Wallander series have been adapted for the UK television version. This includes "Before the Frost", which is not technically a Wallander novel (his daughter Linda is the main character). See more
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